FACEM - provenience studies on pottery in the central mediterranean


fabric descriptionobject dataarchaeometry
fabric type CAR-REG-C-1
fabric previously published as KTS, Carthage (n. 303)
ware Coarse Wares
supposed site of production Carthage region
certainty of arguments archaeological: quite certain
visual excamination of fresh break reddish yellow, irregular; some fine white and dark inclusions
colour of freshly broken section (munsell) 5YR6/6
texture of freshly broken surface irregular
hardness hard
porosity 5%; void form: channel; vughy; void length: 0,04-1,5
inclusions 15%, length: 0,02-1
sorting unsorted


quartz frequent, angular, spherical, clear, 0,04-1
mica infrequent, angular, spherical, white, 0,02
calciumcarbonate infrequent, well rounded, spherical, white, 0,04-0,1
reddish inclusions infrequent, angular, subspherical, reddish brown, 0,04-0,1
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